Call to protect rivers from encroachment, pollution CAG Brand Audit: Who’s the biggest plastic polluter in the city? Wildlife in ‘catastrophic decline’ due to human destruction, scientists warn Bangladesh takes another step towards tackling global climate change Tips for managing mental health during COVID-19 The remarkable floating gardens of Bangladesh ESDO initiates ‘Zero Waste’ project on waste management কঠিন বর্জ্য হ্রাসে ‘জিরো ওয়েস্ট’ প্রকল্প ESDO launches zero waste project for a cleaner environment ESDO organized an Project Inception Workshop for the project “Building Zero Waste Community for a pollution free environment in Bangladesh”
Category archives for: Health

Tips for managing mental health during COVID-19

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Dhaka, 20 September, 2020: Months in, the pandemic continues to take a toll on mental health. As part of our #AskReuters Twitter chat series, Reuters gathered a group of experts to share their tips on coping with isolation, caregiving and more. How does isolation affect mental health? What are some strategies we can use to find […]

Press Briefing On ‘The Rise in Asbestos–Cancer Concerns with Johnson & Johnson Talc–Based Baby Powder’

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Dhaka, 5th September, 2020: To express the solidarity with the global campaign of ‘J & J Global Week of Action’ ESDO organized a virtual media briefing to talk about the chemical contents of Johnson and Johnson talc-based baby powder in Bangladesh and to sensitize the government to take initiatives to facilitate laboratory-based test for alleged cancer-causing […]

Does baby powder cause cancer? Johnson & Johnson stops selling talc powder after years of scrutiny

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Dhaka, 2 September, 2020: Baby powder is as common as diapers. But is it really safe? Leading baby powder manufacturer Johnson & Johnson announced Tuesday that it would voluntarily discontinue sales of talc-based baby powder in the United States and Canada to focus on products with a higher priority during the coronavirus pandemic. "Demand for talc-based Johnson’s […]

How to ensure your kids enjoy healthy meals

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Dhaka, 27 August, 2020: Packing lunch for your little one may be a headache because your child comes back home from school with their food untouched. This can be frustrating and confusing for any parent. In a world where junk food and take-aways are cheap and easily accessible, as a busy mom who is trying […]

Tips for supporting our kids through the pandemic

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Dhaka, 19 August, 2020: You’re likely experiencing negative feelings and concerns because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Common examples include feelings of isolation, worries about finances, frustrations with work and childcare needs, plus the added fears of possible infection and illness from this new virus. Just as adults worry about unexpected changes in our routines and […]

Ohio health experts give advice amid COVID-19 school restart

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Dhaka, 10 August, 2020: There’s no doubt children returning to classrooms in Ohio this fall will have questions and experience feelings of fear and stress. That’s natural during a pandemic, said Dr. Andrew Hertz, vice president of community women and children services at University Hospitals. Parents should communicate to their kids that things will be different, […]

Easy exercises for kids to do at home during the lockdown

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Dhaka, 7 August, 2020: Due to the coronavirus scare, kids are cooped up in their houses. Schools are closed, online classes are being conducted, and there is only so much they can do in the confines of their home. Given the circumstances, your kid might get lazy. However, inactivity can take a toll on their […]

Health break: Here are tips to help kids keep their masks on amid the COVID-19 pandemic

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Dhaka, 5 August, 2020: We’re in the full swing of summer, which believe it or not means the new school year is now just around the corner. Though the course of the virus could alter plans, right now many schools plan to reopen with at least some in person operations. To help keep our community […]

9 tips for parents to help children maintain healthy lifestyle amid Covid-19 pandemic

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Dhaka, 28 July, 2020: As parents where we see our children get older by the day, we find it a constant challenge to teach them about nutrition, so that once they grow up can make wise decisions about the food they eat. But this is not an easy task! The child's day is usually filled with […]

Residents of a Kenyan village awarded $12 million in a lawsuit over lead poisoning

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Dhaka, 18 June, 2020: (CNN) A Kenyan community whose children and residents were sickened by lead from a battery smelting plant has been awarded $12 million (1.3 billion Kenyan shillings) following a civil lawsuit. The court ordered the government to clean up Owino Uhuru, a village on the outskirts of Mombosa, within four months and gave the relevant agencies 90 […]

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